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Cosmos Hawaiian Islands (8140)

13 days from Honolulu to Maui 
Discover the tropical beauty of Hawaii during this magnificent vacation, and enjoy pure tropical bliss as you island hop from Oahu to Hawaii and Kauai to Maui. Whether you’re admiring the natural beauty of Kauai’s Waimea Canyon, or just relaxing on the warm sands of Waikiki Beach, you’re sure to be delighted. Visit Pearl Harbor’s famous Battleship Row in Honolulu. Marvel at the black-sand beaches on Hawaii’s Big Island and discover famous Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Be mesmerized by the pineapple and sugar cane fields, and thoroughly savor Kona coffee, some of the best coffee in the world! Enjoy a festive luau with Polynesian dancing in Kauai. Revitalize your spirit in Haleakala National Park, with its volcanic landscapes and sub-tropical rainforest, and enjoy the laid-back atmosphere as you feel your senses come alive—all at an affordable price!

The Hawaiian Islands offer all of this and much more. From luaus, snorkeling, aquariums, and volcanoes to beaches and lush rain forests, this is a vacation that has something for everyone. So let Cosmos handle all the details as you sit back, relax, and enjoy paradise!

Cosmos Promotions & Special Offers

  • Book early and save $50 per person on 2018 Cosmos vacations (excluding Cuba).*
    Must be booked between 06/21/17 and 10/17/17 - for Travel Dates between 01/01/18 and 12/31/18
Restrictions May Apply

Cosmos Highlights & Sightseeing

In Honolulu, Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui; visits to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Kona, Waimea Canyon, ‘Iao Valley, Lahaina, and Haleakala National Park.

Cosmos Hotels

Standard View:
HONOLULU Sheraton Princess Kaiulani (F) (partial oceanview)
KONA
Royal Kona Resort (MF) (garden view)
KAUAI
Courtyard by Marriott at Coconut Beach (F) (garden view)
MAUI Ka’anapali Beach Hotel (F) (resort view)

Upgraded View:
HONOLULU Sheraton Princess Kaiulani (F) (oceanview)
KONA Royal Kona Resort (MF) (oceanview)
KAUAI Courtyard by Marriott at Coconut Beach (F) (oceanfront)
MAUI
Ka’anapali Beach Hotel (F) (oceanview)

Itinerary (2018)

Day 1HONOLULU.
 Aloha—welcome to Hawaii! Upon arrival at Honolulu International Airport, you will be greeted with a fresh flower LEI and transferred to your hotel in Waikiki. Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.
Day 2HONOLULU. EXCURSION TO USS ARIZONA.
 Morning orientation with your Tour Director. Your sightseeing excursion features the sunken USS ARIZONA and its impressive memorial to the men still entombed there, as well as Punchbowl National Cemetery with its beautiful views of Honolulu. Other sites include bustling Chinatown, ‘Iolani Palace, and the statue of King Kamehameha the Great.
Day 3HONOLULU.
 Today is at leisure. Your Tour Director will have suggestions, including activities near world-famous Waikiki Beach or a full-day optional outing to the Polynesian Cultural Center on the North Shore, where you’ll enjoy a dinner buffet and the colorful Ha: Breath of Life stage show.
Day 4HONOLULU.
 One last day in Waikiki, the world’s most famous beach. Your Tour Director has ideas to make your day memorable.
Day 5HONOLULU–HILO–HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK–KONA.
 This morning, depart for Hilo on the “Big Island” of Hawaii with its spectacular scenery that includes misty plateaus, craggy cliffs, tropical rainforests, bamboo groves, and lava deserts. On arrival, tour HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK. See Kilauea Crater, rising 4,090 feet above a volcanic wonderland of steaming fire pits, lava tubes, and fern forests. Arrive in Kona on the sunny side of the “Big Island” in the early evening.
Day 6KONA.
 The following two days are free to explore the charming and historic town of Kailua-Kona. Optional activities include a snorkeling cruise to a coral reef to view magnificent tropical fish; or a helicopter ride along the Kohala coastline, and over the famed Parker Ranch and an active volcano. For a true adventure, join the afternoon optional excursion to the summit of Mauna Kea Crater (13,796 feet) to view the sunset, then visit the Ellison Onizuka Visitor Center (9,200 feet) to stargaze in the evening.
Day 7KONA.
 Today is yours to relax and explore the resort area of Kailua, situated between Kailua Bay and the dormant Hualalai Volcano. Kailua is rich in history, and features the historic Hulihe’e Palace, former vacation home of the Hawaiian Royal Family, and Ahu’ena Heiau, the restored personal temple of King Kamehameha the Great. This area is renowned for its famous Kona coffee, one of the most sought-after coffees in the world.
Day 8KONA–WAIMEA CANYON–KAUAI.
 Morning transfer to Kona International Airport for the flight to the “Garden Isle” of Kauai. Drive along the scenic southern shore via Poipu Beach to Waimea, once the Polynesian capital of Kauai and the site where Captain Cook landed on the islands in 1778. Sightseeing highlights include WAIMEA CANYON, known as the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific,” the lush and fertile Hanapepe Valley, and a photo stop at SPOUTING HORN, a dramatic blowhole on the ocean’s edge. Later, arrive at your oceanside hotel in Kapa’a.
Day 9KAUAI.
 Kauai has a lot to offer, and your Tour Director will suggest several optional outings for the duration of your stay, including a trip to Hanalei Bay, the filming location of many Hollywood movies, such as South Pacific and The Thornbirds. Tonight, attend a LUAU feast, considered one of Hawaii’s best. After dinner, sit back and watch a captivating international revue of dancers and musicians. (D)

NOTE:
Depending on flight schedules, the luau may take place on an alternative day.
Day 10KAUAI–’IAO VALLEY–MAUI.
 This morning, fly to Maui, the “Valley Island.” On arrival, sightseeing begins with a visit to the ‘IAO VALLEY, the “Yosemite of the Pacific,” to view the ‘lao Needle. Then, head through lush farm country and along the shoreline via Maalaea Boat Harbor to Lahaina, once a whaling center and capital of the Hawaiian monarchy. Free time to explore this colorful town.
Day 11MAUI.
 A full day at leisure to enjoy Maui’s splendid beaches or to relax by the pool at the hotel. A variety of optional outings includes the Road to Hana, one of the world’s most spectacular scenic drives, with 54 bridges and many waterfalls. From January to mid-April, whale watching is offered.
Day 12MAUI. EXCURSION TO HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK.
 This morning is dedicated to HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK, the volcano known to islanders as the “House of the Sun,” and its vast Haleakala Crater. The parkland is located in a setting of stunning natural beauty, ranging from a landscape of cinder cones to dense rainforest. Return to Ka’anapali in the early afternoon with the balance of the day at leisure.
Day 13MAUI.
 The trip ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers to Kahului International Airport on Maui are included. You can extend your vacation with extra nights and explore the Valley Island further with a variety of exciting optional activities.

Included Cosmos Meals

Luau with Polynesian revue on Kauai

Cosmos Pricing Details

Dates & Prices do not include air travel.
Participation in this vacation requires purchase of the following flights from Cosmos, not included in pricing: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-vacation air segments; or (2) intra-vacation air segments only, starting at $455. Required intra-vacation air segments are: Honolulu/ Hilo; Kona/Lihue; Lihue/Kahului. Air prices were effective on August 16, 2017, and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher.

Prices based on standard view rooms at all hotels.

Supplement to oceanview rooms:
$300

Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.

Gratuities for Tour Director, Driver and Local Guides are available for pre-purchase.

Single Room Supplement:
$1,190 to $1,250; oceanview $1,465 to $1,525

Triple Room Reduction per person:
$130 to $145; oceanview $195 to $210

Guaranteed Shares are available on standard view only.

2019 prices and itineraries are subject to change. Details will be available in August 2018.

Cosmos Notes

Participation in this tour requires client’s name exactly as it appears on his/her passport, D.O.B., gender, and nationality at the time of booking.

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Cosmos Tour Dates


Guaranteed Departure  indicates Guaranteed Departure
*Tour Land StartCosmos RetailRequest Quote
01/18/2018 $2,429.00
Guaranteed Departure 02/01/2018 $2,429.00
Guaranteed Departure 02/15/2018 $2,429.00
Guaranteed Departure 03/01/2018 $2,429.00
03/29/2018 $2,369.00
Guaranteed Departure 04/12/2018 $2,369.00
04/19/2018 $2,369.00
05/10/2018 $2,369.00
05/24/2018 $2,369.00
Guaranteed Departure 06/14/2018 $2,369.00
06/28/2018 $2,369.00
08/30/2018 $2,369.00
09/06/2018 $2,369.00
Guaranteed Departure 09/20/2018 $2,369.00
09/27/2018 $2,369.00
10/11/2018 $2,369.00
11/01/2018 $2,369.00
01/17/2019 $2,549.00
01/31/2019 $2,549.00
02/14/2019 $2,549.00
02/28/2019 $2,549.00
03/28/2019 $2,479.00
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